Armed conflict with Boko Haram in border areas

Armed conflict with Boko Haram militant groups continues. The Chadian army announced they killed 207 militants and seized ammunition in clashes near Garambu. Chad, Cameroon and Niger have joined Nigeria in fighting the militants.

Some countries have warned citizens to avoid all travel in northern Nigeria and border areas with Chad, Cameroon, and Niger due to the armed conflict and risk of kidnapping. One military commander stated anyone going on a safari tour to the Waza National Park should have military cover due to a 50 percent chance of being kidnapped.